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  • Obituaries | February 17, 2014

    VIRGINIA KNOPP

    Virginia Knopp, 64, of Riley, died Sunday at the Good Shepherd Hospice House in Manhattan. The family provided some of the following information. She was born on May 24, 1949, in Orange Port, N.Y. She was the daughter of Thomas Joseph and Jean Louella (Nelson) Abbott. On

  • Obituaries | February 17, 2014

    JEANIE RICH

    Frances Jean “Jeanie” Rich, 84, of Waverly, died Sunday. Services are at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday at the Jones Funeral Home in Burlington. Visitation is from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home. Burial will be in Fairhope Cemetery near Gridley. Contributions are suggested

  • Columns | February 17, 2014

    An evening conversation: Birthday? Whose?

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    Yes, children, today is a legal holiday. More or less. If you enjoyed a day off school or slept until noon instead of doing your job at the bank, you’d probably say it was because of Presidents Day. The truth, though, is that this

  • Baseball | February 17, 2014

    Cal Poly routs Wildcats in sweep

    SAN LUIS OBISPO, Calif. — The 18th-ranked Kansas State baseball team was finished off by Cal Poly in sweeping fashion on Sunday after the Wildcats dropped the series finale, 10-1, to the Mustangs at Baggett Stadium. The Wildcats’ offense struggled to drive in runs once again

  • Men's Basketball | February 17, 2014

    Lawrence giving Cats big minutes

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    When Omari Lawrence signed to play at St. John’s, the New York native was looked at as a big get for Red Storm coach Norm Roberts. But just a year later, Roberts was fired and Lawrence left his career at St. John’s behind

  • Area Schools | February 17, 2014

    MCC wins two

    The Manhattan Christian College men’s basketball team finished off its regular season this past weekend by picking up a pair of regional victories against Central Christian College of the Bible (Moberly, Mo.) on Friday and Baptist Bible College on Saturday. MCC defeated Central Christian 74

  • Baseball | February 17, 2014

    Kivett named to Golden Spikes list

    For the first time in his career, Kansas State’s Ross Kivett has been named to the Golden Spikes Preseason Watch List, USA Baseball announced on Friday. The Golden Spikes award, sponsored by Major League Baseball, is annually given to the nation’s top amateur

  • Equestrian | February 17, 2014

    Equestrian team falls at Oklahoma State

    The fourth-ranked Kansas State equestrian team saw its four-meet winning streak come to an end on Saturday after dropping a 13-6 decision to No. 6 Oklahoma State in Stillwater, Okla. Rachel Webster earned Most Outstanding Player (MOP) accolades in the loss. K-State’s Hunter Seat team

  • Area Schools | February 17, 2014

    Rock Creek wrestling competes at league

    The Rock Creek wrestling team was in Silver Lake for the Mid-East League tournament on Friday where the Mustangs finished in the tie for fourth place. Rock Creek looked strong after the first two rounds, jumping out to an early lead over the pack and

  • Manhattan High School | February 17, 2014

    MHS JV wrestlers take first

    The Manhattan High JV wrestling team took two teams out west to Lincoln this past week for a high school tournament among smaller schools, with the first team winning handily and the second team taking fourth. Manhattan’s first team won with 197 team points, with


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